Under The Sun

Tuesday, February 25, 2003

How many MIPS in a chromosome?

"Israeli scientists have devised a computer that can perform 330 trillion operations per second, more than 100,000 times the speed of the fastest PC. The secret: It runs on DNA."
--National Geographic News (link via OxBlog)

Big caveat: it's not a Universal Turing Machine yet. But it's still pretty cool.

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